Who is a candidate for Lasik?
You are a candidate for Lasik if your prescription is no more than 14 diopters of Myopia (nearsightedness), or within 6 diopters of Hyperopia (farsightedness) or Astigmatism. This range of prescriptions covers over 99% of the population. Making the majority of people good candidates for the procedure. You must also be at least 18 years of age, and have a stable prescription, and no disease of the eye. People with certain Arthritis diseases, or those who take certain medications are not candidates for lasik. A certain thickness of the cornea is also required.